Non-IMC Dharma Links

Non-IMC Dharma Links

Meditation & Retreat Centers

Meditation & Retreat Centers: Outside U.S.

Other Dharma Resources

Associated/Local Groups

  • Coastside Vipassana:Wednesdays, 7:00 – 8:30 pm.  Point Montara Hostel in Montara, 7 miles north of Half Moon Bay.
  • Insight Meditation South Bay: Tuesdays, 7:30 – 9:00 pm. Principal teacher is Shaila Catherine. Meets at Edwards Hall of St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 2094 Grant Road, Mountain View.
  • Fremont/Newark/Union City:  Group Meditation and Study circle to practice, support, inspire and read Buddhist teachings in Suttas and books selected by common agreement. Meets weekly on Friday evenings.  For people with some Vipassana meditation experience who have a daily practice or intent to form one.  Peer facilitation.  Format: Vegetarian dinner offered twice a month, Chanting 30 mins(optional), Sit for 30 minutes; Reading, check-ins about practice and circle of sharing and growing in the reading.The intention is to meet for about six months and then evaluate.  For more information, please contact Aditie – email:
  • Modesto Drop-In Meditation Group For schedule see website for locations and more info.
  • Los Gatos: Los Gatos Insight Meditation, meets at YogaSource, 16185 Los Gatos Blvd (drop-in; no membership needed). Meditation and Dharma Talk, Sundays 9:30-10:45 am. Contact; Kim Allen.
  • Oakland Drop-in Meditation Group:  Unitarian Church, 14th and Castro. Contact Rebecca Dixon (510) 482-2032. Mondays: Instruction at 5:15 pm; Meditation/Discussion 5:30 to 6:30 pm.
  • Palo Alto Drop-in Mindfulness Group: Wednesdays, 2- 3:00 pm with Julie Forbes.  Avenidas, 450 Bryant St. Call (650) 326-5362.
  • San Jose Sangha: Wednesdays, 7:30 – 9:00 pm.  1041 Morse Street, San Jose. Contact Berget Jelane (408) 255-2783.